Spicy Italian Grilled Cheese

Spicy Italian Grilled Cheese

Recipe by Alexa Weibel

  • 4Servings


  • 8 oz. chopped broccoli rabe
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 4 tbsp. olive oil
  • 8 slices rustic bread
  • 1/4 cup sun-dried tomato pesto
  • 8 oz. shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 3 oz. sliced hot soppressata


In medium skillet, cook broccoli rabe, garlic and crushed red pepper in 2 tbsp. oil over medium-high, stirring, until crisp-tender, 4 minutes; season. Top 4 slices bread with pesto, cheese, broccoli rabe, soppressata and remaining bread; brush with remaining oil. In large nonstick skillet, cook over medium until browned, 3 minutes per side.